Chandigarh: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau during its ongoing campaign against corruption on Saturday has arrested two retired inspectors of Punjab Roadways who had been indulged in changing the departure timing of government buses to private buses in lieu of bribes. Both the accused were on the run in a case registered against them on charges of bribery.

Disclosing this here today, a spokesperson of Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) said some employees of Punjab Roadways were accused of collecting daily/monthly bribes by changing the running timings of state passenger buses from the bus stand to favour the private buses. In this regard the VB had registered a case FIR No 5 dated 30-04-2021, under section 7, 7-A of Prevention of Corruption Act and section 120-B of IPC at Vigilance Bureau Police Station, Amritsar.

He informed that among the accused involved in this case, retired inspector of Punjab Roadways Depot Amritsar-2, Raj Kumar Raju, resident of village Fullra, Pathankot district and Tarsem Singh, retired inspector of Punjab Roadways Depot Jalandhar-1, resident of village Chakkhelan, Hoshiarpur district were evading arrest in this case.

Both the above mentioned accused have been arrested by the Vigilance Bureau and further interrogation of the said accused is going on.

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